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Old 12-09-2014, 04:13 PM   #278
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Arrow Zürich Hauptbahnhof


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On 5 February 1923, the electrified Zug–Zürich railway was put into operation, the first electrified line to Zurich.. By 1927 all routes from Zürich Hauptbahnhof had been electrified- February 23 – Albert Einstein visits Barcelona, Spain, at the invitation of scientist Esteban Terradas i Illa..He researched and taught widely in the fields of mathematics and the physical sciences, working not only in his native Catalonia, but also in the rest of Spain and in South America. He was also active as a consultant in the Spanish aeronautics, electric power, telephone and railway industries...



On the eve of World War II, Einstein endorsed a letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt alerting him to the potential development of "extremely powerful bombs of a new type" and recommending that the U.S. begin similar research. This eventually led to what would become the Manhattan Project. Einstein supported defending the Allied forces, but largely denounced the idea of using the newly discovered nuclear fission as a weapon..
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z%C3%BCrich_Hauptbahnhof
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...5&postcount=12You're in Port Noir.. This little village on the south coast of France.. It's a village without boutique or Club Med or T-shirts.. We've managed to avoid the 20th century...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=293
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